Archives for "Civic engagement"

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:31 pm

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.

Monday

May 21, 2012 7:22 am

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communication Center is a cheerier workplace thanks to two student artists from Bates.

Friday

April 27, 2012 3:25 pm

Two Bates seniors among six statewide recognized for community service

Two Bates seniors have been recognized statewide for their contributions to the Lewiston-Auburn community.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:28 am

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans’ relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year’s tragic massacre in Norway.

Thursday

October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.